Dave Alan Walker

Gold Star - 4,676 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

An Angel Cries - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

Looking down on a world
of violence and spite
an angel cries


Cries for the children
in a nation of fears
Cries for the people
who should have been their savior

How can civilization
live like this
This was gods creation
not gods damnation

An angel cries


Comments about An Angel Cries by Dave Alan Walker

  • Ernest Makuakua (1/16/2016 1:28:00 AM)


    Cries for the children
    in a nation of fears
    Cries for the people
    who should have been their savior

    beautiful dave enjoyed reading
    (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Ernest Makuakua (1/16/2016 1:17:00 AM)


    yes true dave an angel cries
    Cries for the children
    in a nation of fears
    Cries for the people
    who should have been their savior
    (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (3/20/2015 1:50:00 PM)


    Angels make sudden and unexpected appearances in some of my poems. And I have encountered them in many other poems by poets at Poemhunter. And now yours, with the angel helpless to stop or reverse our human behavior but filled with grief for its cost to humanity. There's more than poignance here, there's an undercurrent of anger that we have allowed this to happen. But I don't want to surrender to that anger. Far better to write a poem like yours which shows the compassion of this pure being and by her/his/its example points toward a happier reality. That's what your angel, and my angel and all of our angels do - they point the way. (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (2/28/2015 1:51:00 PM)


    Beautifully written and very heartfelt. Angels do cry and feels
    our fears and concerns. I love this poem Dave.
    (Report) Reply

  • Brian Stafford (2/12/2015 2:43:00 PM)


    very true, well said. (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (8/29/2014 12:56:00 AM)


    Very well said Dave. This is the real crisis of today. Thanks for sharing.

    You may read my poem Humanity is at stake
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2012 3:29:00 PM)


    Satan has his way, that's is the direction today. (Report) Reply

  • (6/15/2012 4:23:00 AM)


    this one to me seams to a message from the heart rated it 10 (Report) Reply

  • (5/15/2012 11:17:00 PM)


    simple, but says so sad reality, nice poem.. (Report) Reply

  • (3/23/2012 3:33:00 AM)


    simple in content but it say a lot.brilliant work.jk (Report) Reply

  • (2/3/2012 5:41:00 PM)


    great poem with deep meaning (Report) Reply

  • Dave Dafes (2/3/2012 12:01:00 PM)


    so touching, and very creatively written (Report) Reply

  • (2/2/2012 2:56:00 PM)


    touching. this is a wonderful poem sir. keep up the good work. i love you (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (1/31/2012 10:26:00 PM)


    The angel shall ever cry for the children in a nation of fear. xlent and outstanding poem. (Report) Reply

  • (1/31/2012 6:05:00 AM)


    So true & nice poem. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Dickson Mseti (1/30/2012 5:01:00 AM)


    Angels always cries, human targets, winning spirits and the desire of being great have turned this world to be the word of pity, we feel sorry for ourselves sir. as I wrote Hear the children crying, the world should cry for itself (Report) Reply

  • (1/30/2012 2:12:00 AM)


    So true! Wow it is straightforward yet it is the fact (Report) Reply

  • Darkangel Flyfree (1/29/2012 11:28:00 PM)


    I love this its so true and sad that our world has come to this. I just love poems about angels. May I invite you to read some of my poems. Thanks! ! (Report) Reply

  • (1/29/2012 2:01:00 PM)


    the poem ring so true. good poem (Report) Reply

  • (1/28/2012 6:30:00 PM)


    I very much believe that the angels, and even God Himself, are grieved for happenings of our world. Beautifully expressed. Thanks. Voted 10 (Report) Reply

Read all 47 comments »




Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Monday, January 23, 2012



[Report Error]